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Oh! How could I almost forget! A very happy sixth birthday to Miss Emily Boyd, my most favorite New Year's baby.

Oak Bluffs



Heard on Main Street: At least keep your New Year's resolutions through the end of the week.

West Tisbury

I had written the above and was ready to send it in to the Times when the phone rang.


Birthday wishes go out this week to Debbie Elias, who celebrates January 4; to Dee Laird and Jake Sylvia, on January 5; to Alex Morrison and Lindsay Medeiros, on January 6; and to Katie Jordan, on January 7.


Happy Birthday to Megan Ottens-Sargent who celebrates on January 6.

What’s next? He can’t wait

To the Editor:Regarding the MV Times Editorial, "As always the question is, What's Next?" (December 26), Having read same, it made me think what...

We need more info and stats about Lyme disease

To the Editor:About the article on Lyme associated with heart disease (Dec. 24, "CDC says Lyme associated with three sudden heart deaths"), I was...

Opiate addiction on Martha’s Vineyard hits home

Recovering addicts talk about overcoming addiction with the help of a controversial drug.

Postal Service hikes rates to recoup recession losses

Need an incentive to write and mail those holiday thank-you notes promptly? On January 26 a first-class stamp will increase from 46 to 49...

Beatles and Brews Trivia, a casual fun time at Offshore

Newest trivia night on Martha's Vineyard is at Offshore Ale.

WIMP and IMP take the stage on Saturday

The lauded improv troupe who shared the stage with Jim Belushi this summer want to help you start your year off laughing.

Solviva’s Anna Edey saves the world, truly

Ms. Edey's new book is gorgeously designed, cleverly written, and infused with an almost supernatural amount of inspiration.

Soup Supper Fridays

The Grace Church suppers will be held at the First Baptist Church Parish Hall.

Three-on-three hockey means more fun, more touches

Played in half the space of the traditional game with one-minute shifts, both novice and experienced youth players have fun and polish skills.

Public schools closed Friday; Island braces for snow, flooding

Check here for frequent updates to storm information.

A good cause draws 12 for New Year’s plunge

"Mikey" Waters led the brave souls into the waters off State Beach.

Edgartown police make arrest following unattended death

Edgartown police arrested Gabriel Grasing of 13 North Street for possession of prescription pills following an investigation into the unattended death of Scott Francis, 48, of Edgartown on Friday.

Tisbury building inspector nixes scow Seeker’s next stop

Building inspector Ken Barwick said a site on Beach Road site is not a suitable location for the 32-ton wooden boat.